Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Balsamic

Brussels Sprouts With Bacon & Balsamic


  • 2 lbs Brussels sprouts trimmed and halved lengthwise
  • 6 slices bacon or more to taste, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2/3 cup cup reduced balsamic vinegar divided


  • Combine Brussels sprouts and bacon in a cast iron skillet; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until Brussels sprouts start to brown, 15 to 20 minutes. Drizzle 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar on top.
  • Transfer Brussels sprouts and bacon to a serving platter; drizzle remaining balsamic vinegar on top.


Tip: You can also roast these at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 20 to 30 minutes.